Accession Number : ADA116183

Title :   TOW Doctrinal Deficiencies.

Descriptive Note : Student essay,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Davis,Richard E

PDF Url : ADA116183

Report Date : 16 Apr 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 30

Abstract : The essay critiques current doctrine, training and evaluation pertaining to the TOW weapons system. Doctrine for employment is examined in both offensive and defensive modes and ARTEP deficiencies are identified. It is the premise of the essay that TOW employment is not sound and recommended solutions are presented which address employment doctrine, command and control and evaluate techniques. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Military doctrine, *Antitank Missiles, *Defense planning, *Antitank warfare, Tube launched, Optical tracking, Wire guidance, Command guidance, Command and control systems, Military commanders, Employment, Decentralization, Deficiencies, Systems analysis, Training, Leadership, Skills, Weapon system effectiveness

Subject Categories : Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE